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Lean Maintenance

Lean Maintenance February 28, 2009

The five steps to Lean maintenance

March 5 Webcast features Heinz maintenance manager

By Plant Engineering Staff
Lean Maintenance February 1, 2009

Manufacturing Summit brings knowledge leaders together

Industry experts on workforce development, asset management, energy efficiency and digital manufacturing will converge on Charleston, SC next month for the 2009 Plant Engineering Manufacturing Summit. The 2009 Manufacturing Summit will be held March 29-31 at the Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, SC.

By Plant Engineering Staff
Lean Maintenance August 20, 2008

Sustainability one focus of National Manufacturing Week conference

Green Manufacturing: Business Strategies for Sustainability highlights the conference sessions of National Manufacturing Week and will emphasize concepts such as Lean and green, corporate social responsibility, waste to profit, design for environment, zero waste and environmental sustainability.

By Plant Engineering Staff
Lean Maintenance August 15, 2008

NMW opens with five partner shows

National Manufacturing Week arrives at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, Sept. 23-25 as part of the latest Canon Communications blitzkrieg of trade shows.

By Plant Engineering Staff
Lean Maintenance June 15, 2008

‘Lean’ doesn’t always mean less

The phrase “Lean maintenance” lends itself to an onslaught of requisite punch lines … “Our maintenance is so lean … Most professional plant leadership understand that Lean maintenance has nothing to do with thinning out warm bodies, or more directly, reducing maintenance resources.

By John L. Ross Jr., Marshall Institute Inc.
Lean Maintenance May 15, 2008

Asset reliability drives Lean maintenance

Lean maintenance is the application of Lean philosophies, methods, tools and techniques to maintenance functions.

By Kris Bagadia, PEAK Industrial Solutions LLC
Lean Maintenance January 1, 2006

Mobile data acquisition gains a bigger role on the plant floor

In this era of the mandatory data trail, it's a stern fact of life that almost everything involved in routine plant operations - from product quality to equipment efficiency to the safety and serviceability of environmental controls - must be consistently monitored. More importantly, the drive toward reliability-centered maintenance coupled with inevitable staff reductions throughout the plant ...

By Matt Vagedes, Daytronic Corp., Dayton, OH
Lean Maintenance September 1, 2005

The many faces of Lean Maintenance

Lean Maintenance is the application of Lean philosophy, tools and techniques to the maintenance function. It has the same goals as the application of Lean principles to the manufacturing function: eliminating wasted time, effort and material (and resulting cost) while improving throughput and quality.

By Bruce Hawkins, CMRP, CPMM, Life Cycle Engineering
Lean Maintenance February 10, 2005

New products, new ideas take center stage

National Manufacturing Week will bring the newest ideas in manufacturing products and knowledge to Chicago's McCormick Place March 7-10. The event includes the Plant Engineering & Facilities Management Show, National Design Engineering, National Industrial Automation, National Enterprise IT, Cleantech Cleaning Technology, Enviro-tech, Micro Systems USA, and Aluminum USA.

By Staff
Lean Maintenance February 15, 2003

2003 National Plant Engineering & Facilities Management Show

The 2003 Plant Engineering & Facilities Management Show is one of six events taking place during National Manufacturing Week, which also includes the National Design Engineering, National Enterprise IT, CleanTech 2003, National Industrial Automation, and Technology Transfer shows.

By Staff